Shane Mang

Shane Mang to Oversee Global Licensing for Jim Henson Co.

Shane Mang has joined The Jim Henson Company as Executive Director of Global Consumer Products, charged with overseeing licensing activities for JHC’s beloved children’s brands, ... Continue Reading →
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Jim Henson Co. Shows to Air on Tiny Pop in UK

The legendary Jim Henson Company of The Muppets fame has announced a partnership with Sony Pictures Television Networks UK to air three new series on the free-to-air Tiny Pop channel ... Continue Reading →
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VES Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Honorees

Marking its milestone 20th anniversary, the Visual Effects Society has announced the inaugural VES Hall of Fame, and the industry luminaries set for the first round of inductions. The ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Greenlights ‘Doozers’ Season 2 from Henson

Hulu has renewed its first original kids’ series, Doozers, from The Jim Henson Company. The preschool-targeted CG show inspired by Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock will be produced ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Showdown

The annual Licensing Expo brings the biggest brands from across the country and abroad to Las Vegas next week, May 23-25. Plenty of animated properties are getting in on the action ... Continue Reading →
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Richard Goldsmith to Lead LA Cyber Group Subsidiary

Cyber Group Studios is extending and globalizing its France-based operations with the opening of its North American subsidiary, located in Los Angeles. Veteran kids’ entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Kids Producer Jocelyn Stevenson to Receive BAFTA Special Award

Accomplished children’s television producer and writer Jocelyn Stevenson will be honored with a BAFTA Special Award at the British Academy Children’s Awards ceremony taking ... Continue Reading →
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‘Maleficent’ Director Among Gumby Fest Guests

This year’s Gumby Fest Stop Motion Festival (gumbyfest.net) will be celebrating the iconic claymation character’s 60th birthday with 16 presentations by TV and film professionals ... Continue Reading →
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‘Doozers’ Build Bridges in Germany

The Jim Henson Company’s Parents’ Choice Gold Award-winning Doozers has arrived on Germany’s KiKa, coinciding with the signing of additional new media partners for ... Continue Reading →
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Six Kids Pilots Coming to Amazon June 26

Amazon Instant Video users in the U.S., U.K. and Germany will have access to six new kids’ pilots as of Friday, June 26. The 2015 pilot season includes animated fare for kids ... Continue Reading →